Alva "Al" Lawton passed away on October 26, 2021 at the age of 85.
Alva was born on October 4, 1936 in Batavia, New York. He attended Batavia High school and graduated in the class of 1954 whereupon he enrolled at Carson-Newman University. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1959 and was honorably discharged in 1962. Alva was an avid boater, and liked golfing as well as traveling. He enjoyed his koi pond, bird watching and had a love of animals.
Alva was born to Dana and Ceola Lawton (both predeceased). He married Marilyn (Bennedict) in 1984 (deceased 2017). He is also predeceased by his brother, Bruce, and his daughter, Cheryl. He is survived by his son, Dale (Mary), his daughter, Sandra, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
There will be a Military Memorial graveside service at 1 pm on Friday, November 5th, at the Hillside Cemetery in Central Square, New York.